Testing and design
From perishables, glass and delicate electronics to large freight shipments, our pros can help right-size your packaging to protect your items, reduce your costs and minimize your environmental impact. FedEx Packaging Services also offers custom engineering guidance, including on-site support from our nationwide team of field packaging engineers. Download the FedEx Packaging Services guide (826 Kb PDF) for details.
For more information on package testing (including freight), and for guidance on adhesion and facestock standards when using your own shipping label, contact FedEx Packaging Services at email@example.com or 1.800.633.7019.
When you have something to pack you can also stop by a FedEx Office location, where our pros have the specialty boxes and bags, supplies, and packing expertise that you need.
Apply for package assessment
For a consultation with FedEx Packaging Services, complete the FedEx Package Assessment Application. The assessment report you receive will include a FedEx packaging engineer’s recommendations.
FedEx procedures for testing packaged products
In a lab environment, our packaging testing team eliminates the guesswork by conducting package performance tests for your FedEx® shipments. For more information on the testing procedures, download our guides:
Testing Packaged Products Weighing Up to 150 Lbs. (2.20 Mb PDF)
Testing Packaged Products Weighing More Than 150 Lbs. (2.46 Mb PDF)
Apply for package-sample testing
To submit package samples for testing, download and complete the FedEx Packaging Test Application (321 Kb PDF).
For detailed instructions about submitting your packaging for testing, please contact FedEx Packaging Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your FedEx account executive for more information.
Please note that federal, legal and regulatory requirements prevent us from returning certain commodities, including wine and alcohol shipments.
Apply for package-design assistance
To request package-design assistance, download and complete the FedEx Packaging Design Application (82 Kb PDF).
For detailed instructions about submitting your packaging for design recommendations, please contact FedEx Packaging Services at email@example.com or contact your FedEx account executive for more information.